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Miami Food Events This Week: National Fried Chicken Day, "Golden Summer" at Villa Azur

National Fried Chicken Day!
National Fried Chicken Day! Photo courtesy of Batch Gastropub Miami

Food and drink events across Miami this week include Golden Summer at Villa Azur, National Fried Chicken Day, Mr. Eats 305 Bowl, LEKU early menu preview, and TUR's Sparkling Wine Week.

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L'été en Or begins at Villa Azur Miami Beach
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Villa Azur Miami Beach Debuts the "Golden Summer" Experience

Starting July 6, you can enjoy L’été en Or, AKA the Golden Summer. Vila Azur offers guests two different experiences for its exclusive take on the traditional French apéro. "Fresh and Flirty" is priced at $145 to $260 and brings Château Minuty rosé paired with oysters. The other option, "Le Somptueux" ($270 to $385), pairs the rosé and oysters and adds Royal Ossetra caviar. Guests are also greeted by DJ Yez and Stephan M. 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays from July 6 through September 30. 309 23rd St., Miami Beach; 305-763-8688;
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National Fried Chicken Day at Batch Gastropub Miami
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Celebrate National Fried Chicken Day at Batch Gastropub

In honor of National Fried chicken Day (Wednesday, July 6), Batch Gastropub offers a deal on chicken wings: $14 for an order of eight bone-in wings; $12 for boneless or cauliflower wings. If you visit between 4 and 7 p.m., you can also take advantage of the happy hour menu of half-price drinks. Wednesday, July 6. 30 SW 12th St, Miami; 305-808-5555;
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Say hello to the "Mr. Eats 305 Bowl."
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Bodega Taqueria y Tequila x Mr. Eats

Bodega has officially launched a summer partnership with influencer Mr.Eats305. The "Mr. Eats 305" bowl is now for sale for $17 and will be available all summer long. The bowl is loaded with kale, Mexican rice, roasted pork, black beans, charred pineapple, mango pico, potato sticks, pickled onions, cilantro, jack cheese, honey-lime cilantro dressing...and three tortillas on the side. Find the bowl at all Bodega locations or the Bodega app and website. Through August 31 at all Bodega Taqueria locations;
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The tortilla española trufada at Leku
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Leku Celebrates Second Anniversary With Menu Previews

As a prelude to Miami Spice Restaurant Months, Leku is rolling out its menu previews early. Patrons can expect a three-course Miami Spice lunch menu for $28 per person. The three-course dinner menu will cost $45 to $60 per person. The menu reflects Spain’s enchanting Côte Basque dining style. Pair the meals with one of their curated wines like the Agusti Torrelo Mata “Kripta Lux,” or Itsasmendi “Bat Berri” Bizkaiko Txacolina. The special menu typically runs from August 1 through September 3. Lunch service Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. Dinner service is available Wednesday through Sunday from 6 to 11 p.m. at 1100 NW 23rd St., Miami; 786-464-0615.
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Sparkling Wine Week has arrived at Tur Kitchen
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Tur Kitchen presents Sparkling Wine Week

If it's a bubbly experience you seek, you're in luck: Sparkling Wine Week has arrived. During the first week of July, Tur Kitchen offers two specials. For $35, you can get three bites paired with three Mediterranean sparkling wines. Or, for $149, choose the "Caviar Experience," with sustainable caviar lavash with crème fraîche and your choice of sparkling wine. Tur has an ingredient-forward concept on Mediterranean cuisine and a contemporary take on authentic flavors. July 1-7. 259 Giralda Ave., Coral Gables; 786-483-8014;
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